Emerging Chains ReportIntroductionSilver DinerThe Cowfish Earls Kitchen + BarOpened: 1982 in CanadaU.S. presence: Seven locations in six states, two opening in 2016Father/son Co-founders Leroy Earl Fuller and Stanley Earl FullerWhat’s not to love about an upscale Canadian concept with inventive food and beverage? Only that it’s not immigrating at a faster clip.
Emerging Chains ReportSilver DinerEarls Kitchen + BarThe CowfishIn the highly competitive restaurant industry, votes are cast in dollars and diner loyalty. Winning a guest for a one-time meal doesn’t position a brand for success; instead, chefs and operators have to create meaningful dining-out experiences with menus and hospitality that encourage guests to return frequently and regularly.
The Spring 2014 opening of Earls Kitchen + Bar brings one of North America’s most successful, family-owned, independent restaurant groups to South Florida’s iconic Dadeland Mall. With 65 restaurants – 61 in Canada and 4 in the United States (Denver, Colorado and Bellevue, Washington) the move marks Earls highly anticipated expansion into the Eastern United States.